N.Y. Penal Law Section 222.50
Criminal sale of cannabis in the third degree


A person is guilty of criminal sale of cannabis in the third degree when:

1.

he or she knowingly and unlawfully sells more than three ounces of cannabis or more than twenty-four grams of concentrated cannabis; or

2.

being twenty-one years of age or older, he or she knowingly and unlawfully sells or gives, or causes to be given or sold, cannabis or concentrated cannabis to a person less than twenty-one years of age; except that in any prosecution under this subdivision, it is a defense that the defendant was less than three years older than the person under the age of twenty-one at the time of the offense. This subdivision shall not apply to designated caregivers, practitioners, employees of a registered organization or employees of a designated caregiver facility acting in compliance with article three of the cannabis law. Criminal sale of cannabis in the third degree is a class A misdemeanor.

Source: Section 222.50 — Criminal sale of cannabis in the third degree, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/PEN/222.­50 (updated Apr. 2, 2021; accessed Jul. 13, 2024).

Accessed:
Jul. 13, 2024

Last modified:
Apr. 2, 2021

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